Duration 14h 30m
Distance 585.7 miles
Average price $110
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The average train between Santa Barbara and Tucson takes 14h 30m and the fastest train takes 12h 26m. The train runs, on average, 3 times per week from Santa Barbara to Tucson. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
  2. Los Angeles Union Station
  3. Tucson
13h 14m
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$89 - $125

Santa Barbara to Tucson train times

Trains run three times a week between Santa Barbara and Tucson. The service departs Santa Barbara at 12:49 in the afternoon, which arrives into Tucson at 08:28. All services require a transfer at Los Angeles Union Station and take an average of 14h 30m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Want to know about travelling from Santa Barbara to Tucson? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Santa Barbara station to Tucson station. However, there are services departing from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station and arriving at Tucson Amtrak Station via Los Angeles Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 14m.

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The distance between Santa Barbara and Tucson is 532 miles. The road distance is 585.7 miles.

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Santa Barbara to Tucson train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station.

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Santa Barbara to Tucson train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Tucson Amtrak Station.

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Tucson is 1h ahead of Santa Barbara. It is currently 7:12 AM in Santa Barbara and 8:12 AM in Tucson.

There are 248+ hotels available in Tucson. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Santa Barbara and Tucson?

You can take a train from Santa Barbara to Tucson via Los Angeles Union Station in around 13h 14m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40

Contact Details

Train from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station to Burbank Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Tucson Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Seat
$120 - $170

About this operator

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day

Contact Details

Train from PHX Airport/44th St Stn to University of Arizona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
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